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AGENCY:

Department of Defense.

ACTION:

Notice of advisory committee meetings.

SUMMARY:

The Defense Science Board Task Force on the Fulfillment of Urgent Operational Needs will meet in closed session on February 12 and 13, 2009, in Arlington, VA. The exact meeting location is still to be determined.

The mission of the Defense Science Board is to advise the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics on scientific and technical matters as they affect the perceived needs of the Department of Defense. These meetings will assess the effectiveness of the processes used by the Department of Defense for the generation of urgent operational need requirements and the acquisition processes used to fulfill such requirements. Consequently, this Task Force will have access to all levels of classified information needed to develop its assessment and recommendations.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

LtCol Charles Lominac, USAF, Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, DC 20301-3140, via e-mail at charles.lominac@osd.mil, or via phone at (703) 571-0081.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The task force's findings and recommendations, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, will be presented and discussed by the membership of the Defense Science Board prior to being presented to the Government's decision maker.

Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.120 and 102-3.150, the Designated Federal Officer for the Defense Science Board will determine and announce the Federal Register when the findings and recommendations of the February 12 and 13 meetings are deliberated by the Defense Science Board.

Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Defense Science Board. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the Designated Federal Official at the address detailed above, at any point, however, if a written statement is not received at least 10 calendar days prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the Defense Science Board. The Designated Federal Official will review all timely submissions with the Defense Science Board Chairperson, and ensure they are provided to members of the Defense Science Board before the meeting that is the subject of this notice.

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Dated: January 15, 2009.

Patricia L. Toppings,

OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. E9-1403 Filed 1-22-09; 8:45 am]

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